Photos from the 2000 Paralympics
in Sydney, Australia
by Gary Karp
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The opening ceremonies, with a sold out crowd of 110,000 at Stadium Australia, Homebush Bay, NSW, one half hour west of Sydney. The USA team in the parade of athletes at the opening ceremonies, October 18, 2000
A military jet flies over the stadium during the opening. Angel floats at the opening ceremonies.
Olympic Boulevard, Homebush Bay The Paralympic flame.
Netherlands vs. USA in the semifinals. The US team lost. Britain vs. Germany in the first round. The Brits won.
Fencing. The foils and vests are electronic, and indicate a touch on the scoreboard. Carol Hickey and Lisa Lanier of the USA Fencing Team.
The US Sitting Volleyball team against Hungary. They came in last overall. Serving in the T class, below the elbow amputee.
Members of the Swedish swimming team.

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The triple jump. Note the microphones on the track.